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Packing for Mars for kids / Mary Roach.

Roach, Mary, (author.). Adaptation of (work): (Added Author). Roach, Mary. Packing for Mars. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781324019374 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1324019379 : HRD
  • Physical Description: 136 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Norton Young Readers, an imprint of W.W. Norton & Company, [2022]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Adapted from Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void."
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Gravity rules -- What it's like to fly -- Barfing on the ceiling -- Toilet training for grown-ups -- Strange dinners -- Life without a bath -- Roommates for very small rooms.
Summary, etc.:
"What is it like to float weightlessly in the air? What happens if you vomit in your helmet during a spacewalk? How do astronauts go to the bathroom? Is it true that they don't shower? Can farts really be deadly in space? Best-selling Mary Roach has the answers. In this whip-smart, funny, and informative young readers adaptation of her best-selling Packing for Mars, Roach guides us through the irresistibly strange, frequently gross, and awe-inspiring realm of space travel and life without gravity. From flying on NASA's Weightless Wonder to eating space food, Packing for Mars for Kids is chock-full of first-hand experiences and thorough research. Roach has crafted an authoritative and accessible book that is perfectly pitched to inquiring middle grade readers"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 9-12 Norton Young Readers
Subject: Space biology > Juvenile literature.
Manned space flight > Juvenile literature.
Astronauts > Training of > Juvenile literature.
Space biology.
Manned space flight.
Astronauts > Training of.